Presented as a musical collective of singer-songwriters and musicians from multiple projects, the band has released eight studio albums to critical acclaim for their use of multiple vocalists and elements of power pop incorporated into their music. The New Pornographers' name was chosen by Carl Newman , who has said that he came up with it after watching a Japanese film called The Pornographers. A live album recorded on their tour is available only at concerts and on the band's website. From to , either a New Pornographers' album or a solo album from one of the band's members ranked in the top 40 on the list each year.
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Pornography often shortened to porn is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal. The term does not include live exhibitions like sex shows and striptease. The primary subjects of present-day pornographic depictions are pornographic models , who pose for still photographs, and pornographic actors who engage in filmed sex acts. Various groups within society have considered depictions of a sexual nature immoral , addictive , and noxious, labeling them pornographic, and attempting to have them suppressed under obscenity laws, censored or made illegal.
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